Environmental issues and communication in SADCC countries
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Environmental issues and communication in SADCC countries report on the training course of African communicators in environmental problems : intensive training period in Kenya and in Finland, 7.5-22.6.1989

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Published by University of Tampere in Tampere .
Written in English



  • Africa, Southern.


  • Environmental sciences -- Study and teaching -- Africa, Southern.,
  • Environmentalists -- Training of -- Africa, Southern.

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Edition Notes

Statement [Yrjö Uurtimo, ed.].
SeriesTiedotteita / Politiikan tutkimuksen laitos, Rauhan- ja kehitystutkimuksen yksikkö =, 0782-7830 ;, 35, Tiedotteita (Tampereen yliopisto. Politiikan tutkimuksen laitos. Rauhan- ja kehitystutkimuksen yksikkö) ;, 35
ContributionsUurtimo, Yrjö.
LC ClassificationsGE90.A356 E58 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1303096M
ISBN 109514425308
LC Control Number92169452

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Part of the vision of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is to develop a region where science and technology drive sustainable social and economic development, alleviate poverty and disease, and underpin the creation of employment opportunities and wealth.   Furthermore, some countries face ongoing wars, conflicts within clans, inadequate healthcare systems, and social and environmental problems (Demuijnck and Ngnodjom, ; Darkoh, ). In general. 3 the communications environment in the sadc region This section presents a regional economic overview and country economic profiles including data on the share of services in the economy, and on Internet and broadband access which. Its neighbouring countries are Angola to the north, Botswana and Zimbabwe to the east and South Africa to the south. The country is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west. The country covers , km² (almost four times the size of the UK and twice that of Germany) and is divided into 13 regions as determined by the delimitation commission.

  At current growth rates, most SADC countries will not be able to achieve the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving poverty by The internationally agreed minimum economic growth target necessary for developing countries to achieve the poverty MDG is for them to grow their economies by at least seven percent per annum. Jointly, the countries have a diverse resources base. If exploited fully these would stimulate rapid economic growth within the region. Bilateral trade between member states. There are good prospects for expanding the transport infrastructure linking all member states. Problems of regional integration within SADC. regimes of member countries and highlight possible difficulties and obstacles to agreeing on a low and uniform common external tariff. These include: • Dependence on trade taxes. For almost all member countries in COMESA and SADC, revenue from trade taxes is . SADC nations represent a growing family with dynamic complementarities and the potential to become a united trading block, ready to take on the opportunities and challenges presented by globalization and the multilateral trading system. SADC also represents a union of countries determined to forge ahead toward a brighter future.

  The current set-up revolves around a network of SADC national media coordinators whose role is to act as links between the SADC Secretariat and the media in the respective countries. The media coordinators work closely with SADC national committees made up of representatives from the public and private sectors and civic organisations. The Southern African Development Community (SADC): A Socioeconomic Profile Issue of Research report (University of South Africa. Bureau of Market Research) Volume of Research report: Bureau of Market Research: Compiled by: A. A. Ligthelm: Publisher: Bureau of Market Research, University of South Africa, ISBN: the policy environment has generally become more unfavourable to increased regional trade over the past decade. Cyclones in the eastern side of SADC have resulted in extensive flooding, causing economic losses and damage to infrastructure, crops and livelihoods. Drought in a number of SADC countries has changed the length and timing. THE SADC MEMBER COUNTRIES A NGOLA Angola’s regulator is the Direcção Nacional de Correios e Telecommunicações, which was created in The regulator is financed by the government’s central budget and is under the guidance of the Ministry of Transport and Communications. Direcção.